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Every store selling beer in the US that I am aware of has all or most of it shipped, stocked and stored refrigerated. Some also have a minority of it on a shelf at room temperature (I don't know how it was shipped).
Transportation seems to come in both varieties: Beer truck with[^] refrigeration, beer truck without[^].
Every beer vendor in Canada that I am aware of stocks and sells it refrigerated. I'm not sure about transportation, but Canada's great outdoor experience is cold enough to keep the beer chilled about 10 months of the year.
Beer will keep - before water was safe to drink beer was what people drank most of the time(1800's and before).
If you read any Charles Dickens you will read of children drinking beer, not just because they liked a tipple but because it killed most pathogens present in the water.
“That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.”
I don't think anyone has posted about this even though the first video came out a month and a half ago. I know the good majority of you in here have children, and some of you have small children, so this might be especially entertaining to you. I think the most recent episode (#6) is my favorite, but the first one is also really good.
Ryan, honey, I'm somewhere around 18N, 98E, GMT + 0700 now. Sorry if there's going to be a bit of a delay; look under the ice-trays in the fridge for a tv-dinner, if you need to, but for gods' sakes don't put the ones that are in aluminum foil containers in the microwave like you did last time.
Happy Customer Appreciation Day!
Yes, we're hosting a barbeque at the office, with lots of cheap giveaways and hot dogs for all! But who thought it would be a good idea to hold this in July, with the temperature around 120° F, humidity hovering at 50% or so, and monsoon storms closing in as I write this?
This is going to get interesting, if any customers are crazy enough to leave their air conditioned homes today.
A few years ago, a friend of mine got a job as a mobile mechanic, repairing big trucks on I-40 near here. They gave him one of those non-contact thermometers to spot trouble under the hood, but he shot the highway with it. Would you believe 270° F?
Well, we're having our family appreciation day today. After work the kids, 9 of the grandkids and a few friends are over for barbecue, beer or soft drinks, bolas criollas[^], etc.
Unfortunately, no hot dogs or cheap giveaways. My wife bought rib eyes for everyone, whether they like it or not. And it's only 99 F here and 99% humidity - typical Houston summer day. I'm sure the hammocks will get used and the grandkids will out last the rest of us.
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The other keyword here is that nearly everybody lies about how much they drink - because if they named the real figure, they would probably be classed as an alcoholic. I suspect that the "average" person drinks a fair amount more than 176 pint-equivalents a year!
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